Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Bernardo vs Costa?
Gabriel Costa beat Rhalber Bernardo by during the prelims of LFA 154, on Friday 10th March 2023 at Ginásio do Polvilho in Cajamar.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Gabriel Costa.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Bernardo vs Costa stats
Rhalber Bernardo stepped into the octagon with a record of 8 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Gabriel Costa made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 6 wins and 0 draws, with 2 of those by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Bernardo had an advantage in power over Costa, with a 50% knock out percentage over Costa's 33%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Costa had a massive advantage over Bernardo, boosting at 50% submission rate over Bernardo's 13%.
Rhalber Bernardo was the older man by 32 years, at 32 years old.
Bernardo was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 9 year and 1 month later than Costa, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 16 more professional rounds, 30 to Costa's 14.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Gabriel Costa had been fighting more than Rhalber Bernardo.
Going to this contest, Rhalber Bernardo had last fought 1 year, 4 months and 18 days ago, while Gabriel Costa's last outing had been 1 year, 8 months and 22 days ago.
What were the odds on Bernardo vs Costa?
Rhalber Bernardo was a 2/1 (+200) underdog going into the contest, while Gabriel Costa made his way into the ring at 3/8 (-260) with oddsmakers.